tv Action News at 430 AM ABC August 26, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EDT
good morning, it is friday, august 26. matt o'donnell is off, gray hall is joining us. >> here's some of the stories we're following this morning an innocent girl caught in crossfire clings to life this morning. a water main bursts overnight creating quite the mess for construction crews. >> today, joe biden returns to his old train station in delaware for an announcement on the trains in delaware. >> they have known him for
decades. david murphy has weather and karen rogers welcome back, she has traffic. >> reporter: welcome, karen and welcome gray. we have an issue this morning, an thunderstorm out in lancaster county. it does look like it's taking aim oneadingreas around berks county. it will take a half-hour to go the distance in a half-hour. it puts it in denver at 4:44 a.m. and schillington 452. there could be a brief 40-mile an hour gust is something to look out for. we have additional stuff west of wilmington and southwest of wilmington and chester county, but that thunderstorm is the big issue. after we get finished with the morning shot of precipitation we wind up with partly sunny skies,
the story becomes the heat and the humidity. 76 and warm in philadelphia. 72 in allentown. 73 in cape may. the dewpoints are up, 70 in philadelphia that's the threshhold for humid air and oppressively humid air. it will be sweaty for the run this morning, 76 by 7:00 a.m. the high up to 95 degrees with heat index values feeling like one hundred. things ease back for the weekend karen. >> reporter: we have a ramp blocked an accident involving a sweeper on the vine westbound off ramp to the benjamin franklin parkway. police on the scene currently blocking the ramp with the accident scene out there. watch for this blocking the ramp. vine street expressway, no overnight construction westbound eastbound moving and looking
good. we have crews out there, doing hard work. 42 northbound the off ramp to 295. this ramp is blocked until 6:00 a.m. the crews are hard at work and it is creating a few problems. >> a camden community is rallying around the young girl shot in the head during a gun battle. katherine scott is live outside cooper hospital where the young girl is in the hospital, good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, this little girl remains at cooper university hospital in critical condition, the search continues for the suspect, right now there's a 6,000-dollar reward being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. >> reporter: please know that you have a supportm. >> reporter: from the friends and family who gathered outside cooper university hospital last evening to the neighborhood children. >> get well soon. >> get well soon . >> reporter: there was an out
pouring for an 8-year-old girl who was shot in the head outside herme on south 8th street. caught in the crossfire. police are looking for tips and handing out flyers. >> i wish i knew. such a tragedy. >> reporter: an next-door neighbor ran out after the shots were fired and saw the injured child. >> i just hope they catch him.. >> and police say some surveillance cameras did capture part of the shooting incident, but so far they have not released that video, they want to hear from you if you have any information. we're live in camden, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> our thoughts and prayers to that family, thank you so much. 4:34 a.m., a couple is being charged in a brutal home
invasion in chester. they broke into a 79-year-old man's home and held him at gunpoint and demanded thecombind him up. the 49-year-old daughter was badly beaten when she discovered the crime. >> i was highly shocked and surprised, things like that never happen in this neighborhood. >> the daughter is in critical, but stable condition. detectives say howarth may have been a housekeeper fore. water main broke in west philadelphia along the 4100 block of haverford avenue around midnight. water crews are working to contain the leak and make repairs. right now the 3600 block of g street in juniata remains closed to traffic because of a hazardous material response,
5,000-gallon tank fire authorities say there is a dangerous chemical began leaking last night. crews are on the scene at this hour. nobody was injured and no evacuations were needed. >> all right, so, when you turn on your faucet, brown water is not what you want to see, but it is happening to residents in maple shade, burlington county. they want answers about it. 100 packed township building many brought containers of what they say is coming from their false it. it is not harmful, it has iron. those who live in the area were told to run the water until the brown goes away. >> i flushed my line over 3 hours when it happened last week, it was still brown. 3 hours. >> not happy about the brown
water. town leaders say they want to fix the problem, because they, too, sometimes get the brown water, but it may take years to replace miles of pipe. >> this morning, hillary clinton and donald trump are trading more insults in the race for the white house, clinton has turned up her rhetoric on racism. kenneth moten has more. >> reporter: the race for the white house is nasty. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream. >> reporter: the rhetoric has turned to racism between donald trump and hillary clinton. >> trump is reinforcing harmful stereotypes and offering a dog whistle to his most hateful supporters. it's a disturbing preview of what kind of president he would
be. >> reporter: clinton released this campaign video. >> when democratic policy fail they are left with only this one tired argument, you're racist, roar racist. >> reporter: trump is struggling to redefine his own plan on immigration. >> wants those people thrown out? >> i do. >> reporter: on cnn pulling back on the deportation force he promised. >> you can't take 11 million at one time and say boom, you're done. >> we're undocumented and we're unafraid and we're here to say. >> reporter: one of many issues for the first presidential debate one month away from today. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> happening today, vice
president joe biden comes to wilmington to discuss his favorite causes, rail service, to announce what's expected to be a 2 billion-dollar contract to build amtrak's next generation high speed rail cars. vice president joe biden is a champion of train travel. he rode the train from wilmington to washington during his 36 years in congress. >> starbucks supervisor's action saves customers and employees before a twister hits the shop. >> up next, the murder mystery of two catholic nuns. >> reporter: health officials in new jersey declared an ozone-action day. if you're in south jersey or delaware, you want to take it ease request, if you're in the
>> people in indiana are cleaning up after several tornadoes ripped through the central and northern part of that state, ef twisters with winds 152 miles per hour flattened a starbucks they moved into the bathroom. >> we got everyone inside and closed the doors and all of a sudden it started rattling.
>> it's a miracle, we should not be here at all. >> a miracle. minutes later, the building was a pile of rubble as you see right there, only the bathrooms were left standing. nobody was hurt or seriously injured. wow. >> just heat around here. >> reporter: a little bit of a thunderstorm, but not severe weather, that's good. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at the thunderstorm out in the northern and western areas i'll go in closer on that for you, as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd there's the ben franklin bridge, we are looking at a mix of clouds and clear spaces right now and we are expecting overall today to wind up partly sunny. temperatures 76 degrees currently in philadelphia. we have a thunderstorm out in lancaster county. it is moving toward the east, more or less towards berks county over the next half-hour or so. it's not a severe thunderstorm,
but rule get a drenching downpour out of that. dewpoint is 70 that's an indication of oppressively humid air out there. there's that little thunderstor, other than that there's isolated sprinkles and showers around. this will be through over the next few hours, we'll transition into partly sunny skies today. after that the story becomes the heat and the humidity, 82 degrees by 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m., look for a high of 95 degrees, by 3:00 p.m., the humidity will be high enough it will feel like 100 degrees or higher. 93 at 5:00 p.m. 91 in allentown. 92 in trenton. 93 in wilmington, 86 degrees in cape may. a closer look at the shore shows a fairly warm and humid day down by the beach. 87 in ocean city. 86 in cape may. 87 in rehoboth beach and bethany
beaches. not much of a sea breeze for relief. as we take a look at the weekend pattern, high pressure is in control, we'll get lots of sunshine, not as humid, but hot highs in the low 90s. we'll continue to keep an eye on the 2r07ical -- tropical wave that is moving in toward thehamh florida. this could be hermism --erm hermmine looks like it's going to shift farther south key west
toward cuba, after that we have a concern for the gulf coast. up in the poconos, 83 degrees today. a spotty thunderstorm early, 81 on saturday, 81 on sunday, beautiful after that. down the shore today we're going for a warm and humid one high of 87. saturday, 83. sunday, 80. lower humidity over the weekend. in philadelphia, today's high, 95. feeling worse, hot and less humid on saturday, another 91 on sunday, monday, 92 there, 93 wednesday, unsettled with spotty thunderstorms around. remember when we're not on the air you can get the latest weathertion 6abc.com/weather. there's a lot of weather to talk about in a couple of days. a georgia police officer rushed toward that ball of fire after he crashed his car. crash killed the driver, but a
passenger was screaming for help. he tried a fire extinguisher and he bent the door frame back and pulled the man to safety. but the danger was not over. right as the officer rescued the passenger something exploded under the car's hood knocking him down. >> wow, that officer a hero. there's new information about the apparent murder of two catholic nuns in rural mississippi. police officer found the bodies when they did not show up for work at a medical clinic. members of the community police tell were
stabbed likely during a break-in. investigators have recovered a car missing from the home. a city bus made an unscheduled stop in phoenix, arizona when a sing hole swallowed up the bulls. there were no passengers on board, but a handful of people did end up stranded at the next stop for a bus that wasn't coming. it took several hours to remove the bus and that intersection is going to have to be closed through the weekend. >> ime8 a.m. lingering overnight, construction could impact you if you're heading out. karen rogers has details. >> reporter: the first competitive action throwing facility is -- axe throwing facility is coming to philadelphia later on "action news."
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and as of now, i'd have to say no. atlanticity, not too bad there right now. we have a couple of storms we're following to the west, we're dry in atlantic city. dry on route 42. that's the northbound traffic coming up from creek road moving just fine at this early hour, however we'll seashore delays later on, southbound as people head down to the shore trying to beat the heat today. right now on 42, we have construction that's blocking two lanes until 6:00 a.m., you know they are doing construction on 42 that continues, northbound between creek road and 295. let's check on the accident i'm seeing the flashing lights, vine street expressway, the off ramp to the benjamin franklin parkway.
they have that ramp blocked because of an accident involving a city sweeper vehicle. you want to avoid that ramp with police on the scene. we're talking about the haz/mat situation. you want to watch g street and erie avenue and veteran vanango because of fireent activities stick to bstead. >> with students heading back to school septa said it express service to help the crowds. some are operating at full capacity because of the train issues. the bus service will operate during the evening and rush hours, regular transit fares apply. volkswagen has reached a
deal with u.s. car dealers to christianity them for emissions. now, it's not everyday that a company loses $750 million and financial experts say it's nothing to worry about. uber posted that quarterly loss on top of losing 520 million in the first three months of the year. expenses for drivers are behind the loss. uber is still maintaining huge growth. major stock indices were down coming into friday. the dow fell 34 points and futures point to a higher open. one company is giving swimmer ryan lochte a second chance. we've been reporting on how all his major sponsor are like, ryan we're done with you. pine brothers cough drops signed him saying their product is forgiving to your throat and asked for forgiveness yesterday the big news is he signed you on with "dancing with the stars."
remember they did that with tiger woods, it didn't work, now they are trying it with lochte. a pennsylvania couple known for housing a ukrainian man posing as a high school student face their own charges. >> authorities make a major drug bust hidden in a tractor-trailer, that's next on "action news."
for senate, a clear difference. katie mcginty: for background checks, for banning assault weapons, and banning high-capacity ammunition clips. and pat toomey? against an assault weapons ban and against banning high capacity ammo clips like those used in
the orlando massacre. listen to pat toomey brag: "i have had a perfect record with the nra." pat toomey gets an "a" from the nra.
the heroin trade in the eastern u.s. 65 pounds of was in axle of a tractor-trailer coming from mexico. they were valued at $2.3 million wholesale, street value higher than that. two people were arrested. urban axes is opening the first competitive axe throwing in the u.s. operators say this can canadian import is like throwing darts, they will allow beer but no hard alcohol. everybody will be under strict supervision. that's not a place to go and and a fight with your spouse. >> and beer. not a good combination. >> we'll see. >> 4:57 a.m. a knife-wielding woman was no match for a cane carrying